The Journalhttp://www.nujournal.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 29 Jul 2014 21:07:05 EDTTue, 29 Jul 2014 21:07:05 EDT County commissioner candidates speak out - Sibley County District 5 Commissioner candidates Ed Begeman, "Rob" Edwards, Norman Grams, Gary Kruggel and Mark Santelman aired issues Monday night at a forum hosted by the General Federation of Women's Club.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTQuestions on District 88 bond focus on taxes, growth - As the Aug. 12 primary draws near, voters continue to seek information on the District 88 Referendum. The third of four public informational meetings was held Monday in Courtland, with a fourth scheduled for tonight in New Ulm.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTHighway projects begin photo by Fritz Busch 'Road Closed To Thru Traffic' signs were placed on Brown County roads 13 and 29 for three projects Sunday by the Brown County Highway Department.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTPower line mishap near Fairfax claims life power line work site electrocution claimed the life of a worker and injured another person Monday morning. The Renville County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 8:43 a.m.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTCouple with area connections killed in Kansas crash, Kan. -An Alexandria, Minn. couple killed in a fiery rollover crash near McPherson, Kan., were originally from Winthrop and Gibbon. The accident happened at 3:55 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, according to a crash log.Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT